"Indianapolis 500" Pin, 2020

Summary

The COVID-19 pandemic upset plans to hold the 2020 Indianapolis 500 as scheduled on May 24 -- but not before many souvenirs were already manufactured. Officials postponed the race until August 23 and ran it without spectators in attendance. Japanese driver Takuma Sato took the checkered flag for his second Indy 500 victory, following his win in 2017.

The COVID-19 pandemic upset plans to hold the 2020 Indianapolis 500 as scheduled on May 24 -- but not before many souvenirs were already manufactured. Officials postponed the race until August 23 and ran it without spectators in attendance. Japanese driver Takuma Sato took the checkered flag for his second Indy 500 victory, following his win in 2017.

Artifact

Pin (Jewelry)

Date Made

2020

Subject Date

24 May 2020

Creators

WinCraft, Inc. 

Place of Creation

United States, Minnesota, Winona 

China 

Creator Notes

Designed by WinCraft Inc. in Winona, Minnesota. Made in China.

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driven to Win

Object ID

2020.80.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Matt Anderson.

Material

Metal
Plastic

Color

Red
White (Color)
Black (Color)
Yellow

Dimensions

Height: .375 in  (Packaging)

Width: 2.063 in  (Packaging)

Length: 2.75 in  (Packaging)

Inscriptions

on front of pin: INDIANAPOLIS / 500 / MAY 24, 2020 / The Greatest Spectacle in Racing on back of pin: OFFICIAL / LICENSED PRODUCT / WINCRAFT INC. / MADE IN CHINA

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